Our Team

Prof. Jiangfan Yu

Assistant Professor, School of Science and Engineering(理工学院助理教授)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine(医学院兼职助理教授)
Director, AIRS Micro-nanorobotics Center(深圳市人工智能与机器人研究院,微纳机器人研究中心主任)
National High-level Young Scientist(国家高层次青年人才)
CUHK-SZ Presidential Young Fellow(香港中文大学深圳校长青年学者)
2022 Baidu Global Chinese Young Scholar in AI(百度全球华人AI青年学者)


Email : yujiangfan@cuhk.edu.cn

Contact : Room 312, Research A, Lower campus, CUHK, Shenzhen

Tel : (+86) 235-19582

    Prof. Yu is currently an Assistant Professor in School of Science and Engineering, an Adjunct Assistant Professor in School of Medicine and School of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK-SZ. He is also the Director of the Research Center on Microrobotics, Shenzhen Institute of AI and Robotics for Society (AIRS). He is a member of IEEE and ASME, and a member of Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology, Micro-Nanorobotics Branch (中国微米纳米技术学会,微纳米机器人分会理事). He has been selected as the Presidential Young Fellow in CUHK-SZ, and 2022 Baidu Global Chinese Young Scholar in AI (百度全球华人AI青年学者). Prof. Yu received his B. Eng. degree from Harbin Institute of Technology, and his Ph. D. degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018). He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Chinese University of Hong Kong, and then, in University of Toronto. 
    Prof. Yu's research interests mainly focus on micro/nanorobotics, including their fundamental modelling, actuation strategy, motion and reconfiguration control, and biomedical applications. He has published over 35 top journal and international conference papers, including Nature Communications, IJRR, T-Ro, T-Mech, Science Robotics and ACS Nano. Several of his journal papers have been indexed as ESI highly cited papers, and have been highlighted in Science, Nature and international press reports, such as CNN. He has also published 1 monograph, 1 edited book and 1 book chapter. Prof. Yu has won several impactful awards, including the second prize of Wu Wen Jun AI Science & Technology Award (吴文俊人工智能科学技术奖自然科学奖二等奖), Forbes China 30 under 30, Nature Communications Top 50 physics articles, T-Mech best paper award finalist, CUHK Postgraduate Research Output Award, Hong Kong Young Scientist Award shortlist. He serves as an associate editor for IEEE RA-L, a guest editor for Micromachines and Frontiers in Robotics and AI, an associate editor for International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots (2019, 2021), and a reviewer for top journals and conferences, including T-Ro, T-Mech, RA-L, ICRA and IROS.

Lab Director :

PhD Candidates :

Hui Chen    (Y2)

M. Eng., Harbin Engineering University

B. Eng., Harbin Engineering University



Huimin Zhang    (Y2)


B. Eng., Dalian University of Technology



Junhui Law


Ph.D. student in University of Toronto







Yibin Wang    (Y2)


M. Sc., Carnegie Mellon University

B. Eng., Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai



Research Associates :

Xingzhou Du 


Ph. D., Chinese University of Hong Kong
B. Eng., Xi'an Jiaotong University


Yuezhen Liu    (Y2)


B. Eng., Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen



Qian Zou    (Y1)


M. Sc., University of Glasgow &

             University of Edinburgh

B. Eng., Hainan University



Undergraduate Students : :

Jinxin Li









Yiting Xiong







Guangjun Zeng









Visiting Students :

Ziheng Chen


Ph.D. student in Shanghai University







Kaiwen Fang   (will begin in Aug. 2023)


B. Eng., Southwest Jiaotong University